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Queen Elizabeth II and Paddington Bear open Jubilee concert

Tens of thousands of people flocked to Buckingham Palace to celebrate Queen Elizabeth’s Platinum Jubilee on Saturday and watch a pop concert that started with the 96-year-old monarch having tea with Paddington Bear. In a short video, the queen revealed that she kept the Bear’s favourite, a marmalade sandwich inside her ever-present handbag. She then […]

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Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II celebrates her 96th birthday

Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II celebrated her 96th birthday on Thursday, in the same year that marks her 70 years on the throne. The Queen has traveled to Sandringham, her estate in Norfolk, eastern England, for a private break, Buckingham Palace said. A portrait released to mark the occasion shows the monarch standing between two fell […]

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Queen Elizabeth II pulls out of attending Commonwealth Service

The Queen Elizabeth II will not attend next week’s Commonwealth Service at Westminster Abbey, Buckingham Palace has said. This is usually a significant occasion for the Queen and earlier in the week it had been hoped she would attend. The decision is understood to be about concerns over her discomfort with travelling, rather than illness. […]

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Prince Andrew settles civil sexual assault case brought by Virginia Giuffre

Prince Andrew has settled a civil sexual assault case brought against him in the US by Virginia Giuffre. Ms Giuffre had been suing the Duke of York, claiming he sexually assaulted her on three occasions when she was 17, allegations he has repeatedly denied. A letter filed to the US district court on Tuesday said […]

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Queen withdraws military titles and royal patronages of Prince Andrew, Buckingham Palace

The Duke of York, Prince Andrew’s military titles and royal patronages have been returned to the Queen, Buckingham Palace has said. The 61-year-old will also stop using the style His Royal Highness in an official capacity, a royal source said. It comes as he faces a US civil action over sexual assault allegation. Buckingham Palace […]

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UK to celebrate Queen Elizabeth II’s 70 year reign with competition to create new desert, 200,000 neighborhood parties

The United Kingdom will celebrate Queen Elizabeth II’s 70 years on the throne with a military parade, neighborhood parties and a competition to create a new dessert for the Platinum Jubilee, Buckingham Palace said Monday. Elizabeth will become on February 6 the first British monarch to reign for seven decades, and festivities marking the anniversary […]

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Queen Elizabeth II advised to take rest for at least the next two weeks

Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II has been told by doctors to rest for at least the next two weeks and not undertake any official visits, Buckingham Palace said in a statement Friday. The announcement comes more than a week after the monarch, 95, spent a night in the hospital for what a spokesman described at the […]

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Queen Elizabeth II to skip COP26 climate change summit in Glasgow

The Queen will not attend the COP26 climate change summit in Glasgow following medical advice to rest. The 95-year-old monarch underwent preliminary medical checks in hospital last Wednesday after cancelling a visit to Northern Ireland. She resumed public engagements on Tuesday by meeting ambassadors via video link from Windsor Castle. Buckingham Palace said she “regretfully” […]

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Queen Elizabeth II spends a night in hospital before returning back at Windsor Castle

The Queen spent Wednesday night in hospital for preliminary medical checks and is now back at Windsor Castle, Buckingham Palace has said. The 95-year-old monarch returned from hospital at lunchtime on Thursday and is “in good spirits”, the palace added. The Queen was said to be “disappointed” after cancelling a visit to Northern Ireland on […]

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Buckingham Palace admits the royal household is not diverse enough

Buckingham Palace admitted the royal household is not diverse enough, as it released its annual financial report. The Sovereign Grant report disclosed for the first time that the proportion of ethnic minority employees within the royal household is 8.5% with a target of 10% by the end of 2022. According to a 2011 census, 14% […]

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Buckingham Palace hire external law firm to probe bullying accusations against Meghan

The UK monarchy have hired an external law firm to investigate claims that Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, bullied royal staff. The Buckingham Palace initially said it would investigate after a British media report earlier this month citing unnamed royal aides as saying a complaint had been made against Meghan in 2018 for driving two personal […]

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Queen and her family are saddened: Buckingham Palace on Harry and Meghan’s racism allegations

The British monarchy in a late night statement, about 36 hours after Harry and Meghan’s bombshell interview, broke its silence. Buckingham Palace said the family was saddened to learn of the challenges Harry and Meghan had faced in the past few years and that they would address the issues privately. In a statement on behalf […]